Delicately hand-carved, alabaster-like stone set of seven sacred chumpi stones, used as ceremonial healing stones. Each stone measures approximately 1.5 - 2.5 inches and features a delightful variety of Peruvian motifs carved into their surface. Each set comes with unique handmade despacho cloth, watana tie and a small rattle. Handmade in Peru.
The set of 12 Peruvian Chumpi Stones are associated with the 12 mountains in the Sacred Valley near Cusco in Peru. These delicately hand-carved, alabaster-like stones are used by some shamanic practitioners in their ceremonial healings. Each stone measures approximately 1.25 - 1.5 inches in size.
Each features a delightfully detailed rendering of a traditional Peruvian motif carved into its surface. Use in ceremony or as artes on your altar cloth / mesa. Comes with beautiful mestana (each cloth is unique and will vary from the cloth shown), beaded watana (tie) and rattle.
Tito La Rosa's New CD with Tavo Castillo. The men & woman of ancient Nasca culture, a culture of sand, wind and water, read the past and future in the stars. Inscribed on these lines upon sand, are the memories and presence of this desert's timelessness.
This despacho cloth is a excellent example of the artistic Q'ero quarter weaving technique. Woven with natural colors and embellished with corner yarn tassels. Use this soft cloth as a despacho cloth in ceremonial offerings or as an overlay cloth on your mesa or personal altar.
Handmade sizes range from 16 to 18 inches x 18 inches wide. Allow some variations in color. May be gently used.
Select your style below. Made by the native Q'ero of Peru.
Like the despacho cloth, the Q'ero use these plain-woven pieces to carry goods and food. This cloth is an example of the Q'ero carrying cloth, woven in subtle, natural shades in a half design. This cloth has a very fine drape and is woven from soft wool, likely alpaca or an alpaca blend. Use as your mesa cloth or for your personal sacred space, or as an overlay on your altar. Vintage, gently used as seen in photos. Woven in in the high Andes of Peru.
Bold despacho cloth woven with colorful yarns in bright colors, with traditional geometric pattern in its center band with cherry red. Crafted with colorful corner yarn tassels with stripes of traditional beige, charcoal gray, and browns.
Traditional and Pre-Hispanic instrumental music of Peru. Traditional music is the language with which the Andean culture expresses its identity and the wind instruments by far are the most notable sign of Pre-Columbian continuity in Peru, so the form of execution is basically collective and the collective premium over the individual, as synthesis and essence.
Delicately hand-carved, alabaster-like stone set of seven sacred chumpi stones, used as ceremonial healing stones. Each stone measures approximately 1.5 - 2.5 inches and features delicate lines carved into their surface. Comes with woven drawstring bag.